Sixth Button by Sara Delaney
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Sixth Button

October 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
32 stitches and 44 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette in the round
US 1½ - 2.5 mm
500 - 650 yards (457 - 594 m)
8” around x 10” long, one size fits most
This pattern is available from for $4.99.

Colorful and detailed stitch techniques combine in the beautiful Sixth Button Mittens. A picot hem, Latvian braids, corrugated ribbing and traditional Fair Isle all stack up in cool winter colors with a pop of warm green.

All proceeds from the sale of this pattern benefit Safe Passage, visit to learn more.

Each year at the Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage participants are encouraged to raise funds for the organization in the run-up to the race. At different levels of fundraising participants will earn buttons:
$1.00 - Safety
$125.00 - Healing
$250.00 - Hope
$500.00 - Justice
$1,000.00 - Change
and new for 2015:
$2,500.00 - Peace

That “sixth button” is how much I hope these mittens will raise for Safe Passage this year.

  • <3 Sara

Finished measurements: 8” around x 10” long, one size fits most

Yarn: 1 skein each of Valley Yarns Huntington (75% Superwash Merino Wool / 25% Nylon, 50g / 218yds) MC - North Sea, CC1 - Arctic, CC2 - Lemongrass

Needles: Set of five US size 1.5 (2.50mm) double-pointed needles

Gauge: 8 sts and 11 rows = 1” in stockinette stitch in the round